Senior Civil Transportation Engineer / Project Manager

Job Locations US-NY-New York City
Regular Full-Time
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Senior Civil Transportation Engineer / Project Manager | Hybrid | New York City Metro


VHB's New York City office is seeking an 8+ year Senior Civil Engineer/Project Manager who is passionate about working on complex infrastructure projects in NYC Metro Region. This is an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic team and tackle the City’s most complex public infrastructure projects including roadway and rail, as well as private development projects. We work on everything from upgrading the City’s streets, utilities, highways, and parks to large-scale real estate developments including hospital expansions.


Experience working with local and state agencies (such as NYSDOT, NYCEDC, NYCDDC, NYCDOT, NYCDEP, NYCDPR, NYCDOB, MTA, PANYNJ) is highly desired.



  • Manage projects or tasks of varying size, working within a team of professionals to develop well-coordinated civil engineering plans, specifications, and deliverables for transportation infrastructure projects in NYC metro region
  • Attend meetings with clients, regulatory agencies, and stakeholders to establish their needs and discuss design/permitting issues and overall schedule
  • Participate in client focus teams, work with others to develop new project opportunities, and participate in developing proposals which may include scope, schedule and budget
  • Lead a design team through local and state agencies permitting for new or reconstructing roadways and utility infrastructure that may include modifications to the City Map, Amended Drainage Plans, Hydraulics Analyses, and Unified Stormwater Rule
  • Prepare and review design drawings, specifications, and estimates
  • Supervise design team activities during construction administration and construction close-out

 Skills and Attributes

  • Knowledge of the policies, review processes, and design standards of state and local agencies (NYSDOT, NYCDOT, NYCDEP, NYCDOB, PANYNJ and/or MTA)
  • Ability to manage workload, meet budget and meet deadlines
  • Team oriented and motivated to lead/mentor junior staff
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Self-motivated, highly organized, and detail oriented


  • 8-11 years of civil transportation design engineering experience required
  • 11-15 years of experience preferred
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and/or MicroStation required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field required, Master’s preferred (master’s may substitute for 1 year of experience)
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) required
  • Prior project experience with NY state and local agencies preferred

Our best estimate of the salary range for this position located in New York City is $120,000-175,000. The final compensation will be based on a variety of factors such as individual qualifications, education, and experience.

Job Description Banner (June 2023) 

We are VHB! We’re an inspired and innovative team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments. Our work helps improve mobility, enhance communities, and contribute to economic vitality. We do this while balancing development and infrastructure needs with stewardship of our environment. 


Our people make us great! VHB provides a differentiating employee experience, which includes: 

  • Diverse and inclusive culture of collaboration and innovation
  • Opportunity to work on complex, transformational projects
  • Community and social responsibility as sustainable stewards
  • Focus on learning, development, and career growth
  • Best-in-class benefits, including flexible, hybrid workplace  

We are consistently rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast. We’re growing, and we hope you’ll join us! 


VHB is a proud Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Since our founding, we have intentionally fostered a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion—supported by deep-rooted core values, one of which is diversity. All individuals receive consideration for employment based on their qualifications without discrimination for race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, marital status, or any other basis protected by law.




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